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The Plant Cafe Organic

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Pier 3, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA (Between Washington and Broadway)
+1 415-984-1973
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Today
10:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Mon 17:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The organic food a good selling point. The menu is fairly standard fare and the preparation was good too. However, other than the fact that its an organoc place you wouldn't seek it out the restaurant for the food. The vibe is embarcadero, so you like it for the water front, or you don't like it because it otherwise lacks... More 

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Thank Carr B
Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here twice when I was staying in the Marina district. It was convenient, walking distance from my Air B& B, and had good reviews on Happy Cow so I knew it was veg friendly. The juice bar menu did not disappoint! It had the traditional staples along with some creative concoctions. I bought three to take with me... More 

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Thank KatBarry1
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went for lunch and was very pleased we did, the food was yummy and the staff good, the place looked clean and smart and you could see what was being made, loved it.

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Thank EmsOpinion
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I had their Dino Kale Salad and it was delicious. Great variety of organic and healthy dishes from local sources. Very well put together and tasty dishes. I love their selection of ingredients. Totally recommended.

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Thank laurettacioccolata
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Delicious, locally sourced, organic, what more could one ask for guilt free meal? We had scallops on a bed of mushrooms, cherry tomato, corn with a touch of cheese. Terrific combination. And wild caught salmon perfectly cooked and set atop spinach. Nothing added to prevent the fresh from standing out.

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Thank Jack S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I would recommend that you make a reservation if going here for dinner. We did not have one and barely got a seat. The food was superb! You could literally taste the freshness. I would recommend this restaurant as a must visit!!

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Thank Laura M
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We have been there for Sunday brunch (around 11:30am), and although we had no reservation, we were sit in less than 10min. The service was excellent and fast. The staff was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and the portions large enough to fuel you until dinner! Only regret, we have not tried the smoothies, so definitely we will... More 

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Thank Georgios B
Strandhill, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on a busy day a couple of weeks ago & was pleasantly surprised. Nice menu choice & the food was good. Great setting too. Didn't like all the flies flying above the lights but they never annoyed us like they can do outside sometimes. We ate at the bar which i don't really like as you never... More 

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Thank irish_captain
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Location is nice with waterfront views. Staff was quick, helpful & friendly. Food was ok but a bit short on spices, everything tasted a bit bland, which was a pity as otherwise the quality of the food was good. Smoothies and juiced were excellent though. Would go again if the kitchen was a bit more courageous with regards to spices... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I was on a bicycle excursion along the pier, and I wanted to find an easily accessible place to have a good snack. This place fit the bill. Quick and friendly service delivered a delicious cup of soup. My only complaint was the size of the cup. It's soup! So no need to be so frugal. I enjoyed my soup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier 3, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA
    (Between Washington and Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: F Market MUNI Embarcadero BART
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > The Embarcadero
  • Neighbourhood: The Embarcadero
  • Phone Number: +1 415-984-1973

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?